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Author Cofer, Judith Ortiz, 1952-
Title An island like you : stories of the barrio / Judith Ortiz Cofer.
Pub Info New York : Puffin Books, 1996.
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 East Falmouth-Children's  J PB Ortiz Cofer     AVAILABLE
Descript 165 pages ; 18 cm
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Summary Twelve stories about young people caught between their Puerto Rican heritage and their American surroundings.
Contents Day in the barrio -- Bad influence -- Arturo's flight -- Beauty lessons -- Catch the moon -- An hour with Abuelo -- The one who watches -- Matoa's mirror -- Don Jose of La Mancha -- Abuela invents the zero -- A job for Valentin -- Home to El Building -- White balloons.
Awards Pura Belpré Author Award, 1996.
Note Accelerated Reader AR UG 5.4 8 21983.
Subject Puerto Ricans -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories, American.
Puerto Ricans -- United States -- Fiction.
Short stories.
Genre Short stories.
short stories. (CStmoGRI)aatgf300202607
Multicultural stories.
Short stories.
Juvenile materials.
Nouvelles. (CaQQLa)RVMGF-000000322
Related To Online version: Cofer, Judith Ortiz, 1952- Island like you. New York : Puffin Books, 1996 (OCoLC)762189143
ISBN 014038068X (pbk.)
9780140380682 (pbk.)
0613015835
9780613015837